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Apathy

Ap´a`thy
n.1.Want of feeling; privation of passion, emotion, or excitement; dispassion; - applied either to the body or the mind. As applied to the mind, it is a calmness, indolence, or state of indifference, incapable of being ruffled or roused to active interest or exertion by pleasure, pain, or passion.
A certain apathy or sluggishness in his nature which led him . . . to leave events to take their own course.
- Prescott.
According to the Stoics, apathy meant the extinction of the passions by the ascendency of reason.
- Fleming.
Noun1.Apathyapathy - an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
2.apathy - the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
Laodiceanism, abeyance, abstraction, abulia, accidia, acedia, alienation, aloofness, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, ataraxia, ataraxy, benumbedness, blah, blahs, boredom, callousness, calmness, carelessness, casualness, catalepsy, catatonia, catatonic stupor, cave of Trophonius, cave of despair, coldness, comatoseness, compulsion, deadliness, deathliness, dejection, depression, despair, desperateness, desperation, despondency, detachment, disconsolateness, disinterest, disinterestedness, dispassion, dispassionateness, disregard, disregardfulness, dormancy, drowsiness, dullness, easygoingness, elation, emotionalism, enervation, ennui, entropy, euphoria, fatigue, folie du doute, forlornness, halfheartedness, hardness, heartlessness, heaviness, hebetude, heedlessness, hopelessness, hypochondria, hysteria, hysterics, impassiveness, impassivity, inanimation, inappetence, inattention, incuriosity, incuriousness, indifferentism, indifferentness, indiscrimination, indolence, inertia, inertness, inexcitability, insensibility, insensitivity, insouciance, intellectual inertia, jadedness, lack of affect, lack of appetite, lack of interest, lackadaisicalness, languidness, languishment, languor, languorousness, lassitude, latency, lenitude, lentor, lethargicalness, lethargy, lifelessness, listlessness, lotus-eating, lukewarmness, mania, melancholia, mental distress, mindlessness, negligence, no exit, no way, no way out, nonchalance, numbness, obduracy, obsession, oscitancy, passiveness, passivity, pathological indecisiveness, phlegm, phlegmaticalness, phlegmaticness, plucklessness, pococurantism, preoccupation, psychalgia, psychomotor disturbance, recklessness, regardlessness, resignation, resignedness, satedness, sleepiness, sloth, slothfulness, slowness, sluggishness, somnolence, sopor, soporifousness, spiritlessness, spunklessness, stagnancy, stagnation, stasis, stoicism, stolidity, stupefaction, stupor, supineness, suspense, tic, torpidity, torpidness, torpitude, torpor, twitching, unanxiousness, unawareness, uninquisitiveness, uninterestedness, unmindfulness, unresponsiveness, unsolicitousness, vegetation, vis inertiae, weariness, withdrawal, withdrawnness, world-weariness
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